Richard “Ricky” Joseph Paulin, 60, of Chicopee, passed away Thursday November 11, 2021 at Willimansett West in Chicopee. Born in Holyoke to Helen (Corrigan) and Rolland J. Paulin, he was a lifelong area resident, graduating from Chicopee Comprehensive High School in 1980. In younger years, Rick worked in Maintenance at National Blank Book. Besides his mother Helen of Chicopee, he is survived by his siblings, James Paulin and his wife, Kathleen of Agawam, Kenneth Paulin and his wife, Laurie of Florida, Jennifer Paulin and Lorrene Paulin both of Chicopee. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Richard was predeceased by his father, Rolland in 2016. A period of visitation will be held for Richard on Tuesday November 16, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Brunelle Funeral Home, 811 Chicopee St., Chicopee followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 56 St. Anthony St., Chicopee. Burial will follow in St. Rose de Lima Cemetery, Chicopee. To leave an online expression of sympathy for the family, please visit www.brunellefuneralhome.com
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